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East St. Louis, Illinois is located in St Clair County. Zip codes in East St. Louis, IL include 62201, 62205, and 62202. The median home price in East St. Louis is $22,000 which is roughly $36/per square foot.

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Cahokia man gets 25 years in prison for kidnapping

A Cahokia man has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for kidnapping a man in East St. Louis.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Skanner

Ferguson: As Michael Brown Laid to Rest Family Asks for Calm

Sondra Fifer, of St. Louis, voices her disagreement with the rally for Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Barney's Sports Pub in St. Louis.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Thousands expected at PeaceFest 2014

Thousands expected at PeaceFest 2014 A large crowd is expected Sunday in Forest Park for PeaceFest.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Tant: Police, mob violence woven into American history

Looting, shooting, murder and mayhem visited a small Midwestern town during long, hot summer days and nights of racial strife that exposed horror and hatred hidden in the heartland of America.

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Daily Herald

Section of Interstate 70 named for Jerry Costello

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- A section of Interstate 70 in southwestern Illinois has been named in honor of former Congressman Jerry Costello.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

$2.5M invested in new ESL pool$2.5M invested in new ESL poolA $2.5...

A $2.5 million investment to build a new swimming pool in East St. Louis was announced by Gov. Pat Quinn Friday.

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jdsupra.com

"Mend the Hold": A Nineteenth-Century Wrestling Doctrine Keeps...

The issue confronting an Illinois appellate court in BNSF Railway Company v. Probuild North LLC , No.

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MLive.com

Three Detroit neighborhoods named among most dangerous in nation

You might want to avoid City Center in East St. Louis, James Buchanan at First Street in Jackson and Southwest McDaniel at Mary in Atlanta.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Stars and Stripes

High-ranking Army officer hopes to inspire young people

Marcia Anderson never thought of herself as a role model until she became the first African-American woman to earn a second star as a U.S. Army general.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pike Press

Police Beat

Kensey R. Mesey, 21, Milton, was arrested Aug. 14 on a felony in-state warrant. She posted $3,000 and was released pending court appearance.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Group gathers to promote peaceGroup gathers to promote peaceReligious ...

Religious leaders from St. Louis and East St. Louis are calling for peace in the wake of the shootings and deaths of Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin.

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Belleville News Democrat

Collinsville High student invited to Future Medical Leaders conference

Tyler Hulsey, a junior at Collinsville High School, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C. this fall.

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Belleville News Democrat

Traffic stop leads to jail: Man charged with having loaded rifle in car

An East St. Louis man was charged Monday with felony unlawful use of a weapon after he was found to have a loaded rifle at hand in his vehicle.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Of All Places, Why Ferguson?

Why Ferguson? Of all the incidents of confrontation between African Americans and police officers, why is Ferguson more instructive, more illustrative of long term social structural problems? Social and broadcast media have referenced St. Louis as a segregated city, but offer the viewers little context.

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Richmond Daily News

Kell's journey west lives on through history books, original documents

A few days ago I was traveling down a highway in "the land of Lincoln" and saw an exit sign for the town of Alton, Ill.

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Belleville News Democrat

How does this work?

I see that the blacks in St. Louis are doing the usual black actions to get their so-called justice and equal rights they want.

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MotherJones

The St. Louis Area Has a Long History of Shameful Racial Violence

A mob blocks a street car during the East St. Louis Riot of July 1917 University of Massachusetts-Amherst Libraries The shooting of Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, and the subsequent riots, protests, and police crackdown have highlighted the area's long history of racial strife .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Police: Men shoot, throw molotov cocktail at east valley home

At 2:40 a.m., a car occupied by several men drove up to a residence in the 2700 block of Howard Drive, near East St. Louis Avenue and South Mojave Road, Lt.

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Examiner.com

Five things everyone should know about Ferguson

Over the last week hours a small suburb in St. Louis has become the dominant story in national news .

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Quincy Journal

Illinois Breaks Ground on $7M Project for Port of East St. Louis

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